|Overview of Information
|October 2 - November 20, 1997
Fundação Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul
Rua dos Andradas, 1234 Conj. 1008
90020-008 Porto Alegre RS Brasil
Tel: + 55 51 - 3228 5297
Fax: + 55 51 - 3228 5337
Justo Werlang (right)
|According to the press release, 275 artists showed 842 works in a 24,000 m² exhibition space.|
Goal of the Biennial and the thematic-conceptual emphasis of the curatorial projects.
Latin American Utopias,
October 6 - 9, 1997
Latin America as Seen from Europe and the United States,
November 3 - 5, 1997
|Catalog (544 pages)
Foreword by the Organizer (Portuguese)
Frederico Morais: Rewriting the History of Latin American Art (Portuguese)
Irma Arestizábal: Xul Solar (Spanish)
Helio Pellegrino: Mário Pedrosa (Portuguese)
Curatorial text for each country (Spanish, Brazil in Portuguese)
Biography, brief text, and 1 image for each artist (Spanish, Brazil in Portuguese)
Documentation: Tucumán Arde (Spanish), Escena de Avanzada (Spanish), O Julgamento (Portuguese), Geração AI-5 (Portuguese), Taller de Torres García (Spanish)
Continente Sul - Sur
Special edition about the Biennial by the magazine of the Instituto Estadual do Livro do Rio Grande do Sul. Approximately 400 pages of published texts, manifestos and documents about the artists and artistic movements of Latin America. Publisher: Frederico Morais.
Encouraged by the organizer, 5 commercial galleries in Porto Alegre, 1 in Novo Hamburgo and 2 cultural centers in Porto Alegre exhibited parallel shows in agreement with the general curator.
Texts and other publications about the Biennial in the WWW.
Information and websites about Mercosul and Porto Alegre
© Portraits: Edison Vara